WiFi

How to use an old router as an Access Point in order to expand your wireless network

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Lately, we’ve witnessed an increased interest into releasing easy-to use routers, with a really user-friendly setup and configuration (although lacking in terms of ports and some software features). Following this pattern, last year, two interesting mesh WiFi systems have been released (Luma Home Wi-Fi System and Eero Home WiFi System), also featuring the simple setup … Read more

Eero Home WiFi System Review

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Article was updated on 04/22/2017. The main purpose of the Eero Home WiFi System is to negate those pesky blank spaces in your home where the router WiFi signal just can’t reach, whether because of some thick walls or any other type of interference. It’s true that the usual router won’t be able to beam … Read more

TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 Router Review

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TRENDnet is a Californian company specialized in networking devices, like modems, routers, and IP security cameras. It is relatively well known for its inexpensive routers but it actually went in the centre of attention (infamously) when a simple IP camera exploit left a lot of people open to hacker attacks. Well, that was in 2012 … Read more

TP-LINK Touch P5 AC1900 Touchscreen Wi-Fi Dual Band Router Review

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Most of us associate TP-Link with inexpensive, but reliable home routers, fit for unpretentious customers. We have already reviewed the TP-LINK Archer C9 and Archer C7 AC1750 and both routers were stable and offered reasonable speed performance. While Archer C9 is already a great AC1900 router, TP-Link felt the need to differentiate itself from other … Read more

Securifi Almond+ Router Review

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I’m sure most of you would love the idea of living in a smart house or even a smart city, where you have a way to interact with every device inside your home (and outside of it) and all device interacts between each other wirelessly. Imagine telling your thermostat to heat up your house to … Read more

ASUS AC2400 RT-AC87U vs NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 AC2350

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Three years ago, the first wave routers were the next big thing, featuring data rates of up to 1.3 Gbps, three spatial streams and explicit beamforming. It was an obvious improve to the usual 802.11n routers and it was awesome. But technology never stops evolving and sooner than we expected came the ‘second wave’ routers. … Read more

LINKSYS EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Router Review

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LINKSYS is known around the world for its great networking products and it actually revolutionized the router world with its famous LINKSYS WRT54G. But, a long time has passed since then and a lot of other companies have developed great routers, at really great prices (ASUS, NETGEAR, TP-LINK and D-LINK, all pose a fierce competition … Read more

NETGEAR Nighthawk X4 AC2350v2 Router Review

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NETGEAR has made great contributions to the networking field over the years and has delivered lots of high quality routers (especially with Nighthawk R7000). Almost a year and a half ago, NETGEAR released the Nighthawk X4 AC2350, a second wave router, which offered a solid performance and it was well equipped, but surprisingly, it under-performed … Read more

Google OnHub (by TP-Link) Review

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The Google OnHub is a creation from the collaboration between Google and TP-Link and it’s the first from a series of routers (the second OnHub has already been released and it was created in collaboration with ASUS). The router looks quite different than your usual routers (although it does resemble the D-LINK DGL 5500) and … Read more

TENDA AC15 AC1900 Router Review: The most inexpensive AC1900 router

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TENDA AC15 AC1900 Amazon.com Check Offer GearBest.com Check Offer Amazon.co.uk Check Offer If three years ago, the 802.11ac was something exotic, expensive and not many devices were supporting it, now it’s equally widespread to the older 802.11n and is a necessary feature to consider when acquiring a new router. But, the 80.211ac technology has evolved … Read more